H.R.1065 - Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] (Introduced 02/07/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Reform | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/12/2019 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Text: H.R.1065 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (02/12/2019)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To provide for a study on the use of social media in security clearance investigations.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
This Act may be cited as the “Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2019”.
Not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall submit to Congress a report on the examination of social media activity during security clearance investigations, including—
(1) the current use of publicly available social media in security clearance background investigations;
(2) any legal impediments to examining publicly available social media activity, and whether those impediments are statutory or regulatory in nature;
(3) the results of any pilot programs to incorporate social media checks in such investigations, including the effectiveness and cost of such programs;
(4) options for widespread implementation of the examination of social media activity during such investigations; and
(A) all Top Secret investigations; or
(B) all Secret and Top Secret investigations.
Passed the House of Representatives February 11, 2019.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|